Other ID: none
Organization(s): USGS, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center
Location: Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, United States, Gulf of Mexico, North America, North Atlantic;
Principal Investigator(s): Richard Signell
Affiliate Investigator(s): Shea Penland - University of New Orleans, 504/280-3119, FAX: 504/280-7396
Information Specialist(s): Richard Signell
Data Type(s): Environmental Data: Current, Visual Identification: Ground Truthing, Location-Elevation: Navigation
Scientific Purpose/Goals: Deploy two tripods (#515 and 516) measuring currents, salinity, temperature and beam attenuation in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana.
Start Date: 1998-01-18
Start Port/Location: Slidell, LA
End Date: 1998-01-18
End Port/Location: Slidell, LA
Equipment Used: S4 current meter, Mooring tripod, GPS - Handheld
Information to be Derived: Time series data;
Summary of Activity and Data Gathered: Tripods deployed at: Station A (inshore) 30d 02.053 N, 90d 12.080 W; Station B (offshore) 30d 09.887 N, 90d 04.947 W. Moorings deployed: 2 (#514 and 515 recovered FA 98030 PEARL RIVER BARGE May 6, 1998).
Staff: Marinna Martini, Richard Signell, Joseph S. Newell
Notes: Original Center People field contained: Rich Signell, Chief Scientist; Marinna Martini, Operations Chief; Joseph Newell, Technical and Logistical Support, Trucking.